Media art and its forms

Modern society is closely related to the concept of “new media. The most succinct definition was offered by Professor Russell Neumann: “New media are a new format of media existence, permanently accessible on digital devices and involving the active participation of users in the creation and distribution of content”. Every year new media are actively introduced in different spheres and […]

Scanning the World: How to Digitize Art

The age of digital technology has posed the challenge of transferring the world around us into an electronic format. This is accomplished by scanning ancestral texts and images, by digitizing terrain for navigation, by transferring layouts for design, and even by scanning distant objects in our universe. Technologies designed to achieve this goal exist both in the form of expensive […]

Digital art or types of visual digital art

Digital art or digital art is a movement in art based on the use of computer technology. Authors of digital art willingly use computer programs and technology in the creative process, and the result are works in digital form. The sphere of digital art is in constant development. The possibilities of constantly updating graphic editors inspire artists to create more […]

How to draw metal in digital art

Finished drawing, and the knight’s armor doesn’t look like battle-worn iron? Does gold look more like copper? It might be worth practicing drawing (or 2D rendering) materials. Let’s see how other artists tackle these tasks. What is material rendering in 2D drawing and why is it needed? The term “rendering” came into the field of digital drawing from 3D modeling. […]

How to draw a self-portrait

Self-portraiture is one of the oldest trends in art, and for good reason. Not only can you always pose (if you have a mirror), but there is no better way to practice achieving a likeness than with the face you are most familiar with. Let’s go over some tips about drawing a self-portrait. Avoid drawing only from photos The best […]

The best programs for creating collages from photos

In this review we decided to look at programs for creating collages from photos, with which you can generate a collection of photos into an interesting composition, postcard, poster, photo mosaic, poster or picture. Collage programs have different settings and options, expanding the possibilities of creating work, processing each photo, making the project unique and bright by using interesting special […]

Review of the 7 best graphics editors

GIMP The GIMP is a free graphics editor for photos and other raster images as well as vector graphics. The program is successfully used in the production of logos, for color correction of photos, design using layering of graphic images. The software can remove sections of the picture and convert between different types of files with graphics in rgb cmyk […]

SeeSaw for schoolwork

Every creative teacher looks for new ways and approaches to get children interested in school work, and at the same time teach them what they will find useful in their sometimes challenging adult lives. So far, many teachers have managed to successfully educate new generations of children without the help of digital technology. Still, the modern world offers so many […]

The best free and paid programs for metal clipping software

Laser metal cutting machines, milling machines and other machines are not just the wonders of modern manufacturing. They are also widely used by amateurs and avid craftsmen. They can be used to cut wood, plastic and even acrylic. Although they are high-tech devices, many machines are relatively easy to learn and operate. Computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines require a little […]